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Blitzing the Great Victoria Desert

September 28, 2017 by Bush Blitz
The Bush Blitz team are out on one of the most remote expeditions we have ever undertaken, in the heart of the Great Victoria Desert. The Great Victoria is the largest desert in Australia and covers a vast area of…
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Oxley Wild Rivers NSW, 2015

July 3, 2017 by Bush Blitz
In November 2015, a Bush Blitz was conducted at Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in New South Wales. Scientists recorded 1311 species, 550 of which had not previously been recorded in the park and five may be new to science.…
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Fishy business at Bradshaw

May 25, 2017 by Bush Blitz
The first question nearly everyone asks, after hearing about the electrofishing technique used in the collection of freshwater fish specimens on the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, is whether or not it was used for catching any barramundi. Well yes, a couple…
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Bush Blitz visits Timber Creek School

May 22, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Bush Blitz scientists got to share their enthusiasm about the plants and animals of the Victoria River region last week with the students of Timber Creek and Bulla Camp Schools. It was a fantastic opportunity for the kids to meet…
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Get hip to herps

May 17, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Before I arrived at the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, I sort of guessed that the Victoria River region of the Northern Territory would be a herpetologist’s paradise. Some of its most famous residents are saltwater crocodiles, olive pythons, frill neck lizards…
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Awe-inspiring invertebrates

May 14, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Over 95% of all animals on the earth are invertebrates of one form or another, so it’s not surprising that we are finding plenty of fascinating invertebrates in this remote corner of the Northern Territory, just north-west of Timber Creek.…
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